Iron ore mine Roy Hill in Western Australia’s Pilbara region has purchased leading smart technology company Verton Australia’s remote-controlled load orientation system the Everest 6, which is designed to dramatically improve safety in crane operations. Brisbane-based Verton has developed the Everest Series machines for all crane operations with a load-management system that eliminates the need […]
Straightpoint (SP) equipment is suited for use even in the Indonesia monsoon season, as a recent application in Jakarta proved. Lifting equipment and services provider Wiguna Artha Lestari utilised an SP Radiolink plus load cell and Wireless Hand Held Plus to complete testing of a 15t capacity frame using a 50t capacity Tadano TG500E. Although […]
Leading UK multi-modal logistics company Maritime Transport Ltd (Maritime) is enhancing the operational and environmental efficiency of its Birmingham Intermodal Freight Terminal (BIFT) with the addition of two new Konecranes Noell Straddle Carriers. Remote service support is included in the Konecranes package and there is an option for two additional straddle carriers if operations continue […]
Australian Certified Winches (ACW), has used Hydraulink to develop and install an innovative new underground winch for major mining leader BHP. BHP tasked ACW with designing a winch that could haul double the capacity of their previous 50t winch within the same physical space, for one of its major Australian underground mining operations. “The solution […]
Global engineering, technology and Industry 4.0 leader Bosch Rexroth has installed a new Konecranes CXT crane to enhance the safety and efficiency of its hydraulics workshop at its Singapore facility. The new crane – which can lift up to 5 tonnes – was installed under Konecranes’ RENTALL programme, which is currently available in Singapore and […]
Smart Recycling, an environmentally focused business group that transforms timber, commercial, green and builders waste into recycled pallets, timber packaging, landscaping and building products, has unlocked the economic potential of Toyota Material Handling Australia’s electric forklifts by charging them with solar electricity. Operating from the waste converters depot in Dandenong South, Victoria, the family owned […]
MEWPs are often used for aircraft maintenance or repair and Haulotte has met their needs by providing them efficient and safe lifting equipment. Haulotte’s Singapore subsidiary has delivered several H12 SX scissor lifts to Thai Airways in Thailand. Aircraft maintenance is highly regulated – the H12SX is suitable for high access applications and provides high […]
Konecranes will provide two refuse cranes to Avertas Energy, Australia’s first energy-from-waste facility in Kwinana, Western Australia. The order was booked in July 2019, with delivery planned for June 2020. Energy-from-waste uses post-recycling rubbish to generate clean, baseload power – the minimum amount of electric power needed for an electrical grid at any given time. […]
Established over 20 years ago, the Australian lifting house Ranger serves clients throughout the country from its offices in Sydney and Melbourne. The family-owned business has been a pioneer in its field and was the first in Australia to be awarded full membership of the global trade association, LEEA. Given the distances between inspection sites, […]
PT Dalaz Teknik Utama used a 12t capacity Radiolink plus Straightpoint (SP) load cell and a Crosby shackle of the same capacity to complete a series of tests during fabrication of a power generator module at a Wasco Energy fabrication yard in Indonesia. PT Dalaz Teknik Utama overcame limited access and a tight time schedule […]
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LHA March/April 2020
In this month's issue
Face Time: Martin Eade of GMG and Almac.
LEEA promotes Global Lifting Awareness Day #GLAD2020.
Electric and Hybrid EWPS.
IPAF report into EWP accidents.
The Insider: Expansion must be done with care says Ashley Thacker.